General Dynamics - Bath Iron Works

Program Cost Analyst III/ Senior Program Cost Analyst

Location US-ME-Bath
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Job Description

BIW is hiring for one open position that will be filled as either a Program Cost Analyst III or Senior Program Cost Analyst based on skills and experience.  The Program Cost Analyst III / Senior Program Cost Analyst is responsible for maintaining and reporting on the financial and contractual health of BIW contracts.  This includes applying project management principles to assigned projects, as well as day to day maintenance of our cost systems and data reporting platforms.  The basic core job functions are listed (but are not limited to) below:



  • Track team wide funding depletion status & burn rates
  • Collaborate with teams and functional orgnizations to assess funding needs
  • Establish & maintain contract budget baselines
  • Implement & update Program Estimates at Complete
  • Compile & monitor Program performance metrics
  • Partner with Estimating to incorporate proposal-stage estimates into baseline work to be performed and monitored
  • Support Program Office and all functional areas within Program
  • Interface & liaise with subcontractors & Navy Program Office
  • Manage & maintain the BIW Cost System for the program/contract
  • Responsible for internal & external performance reporting

Required/Preferred Education/Training

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Technical/Engineering or a related field required
  • Strong critical analysis skills and business acumen
  • Ability to frame up issues, options and solutions for business decision-making
  • Demonstrated critical and strategic thinking skills
  • Ability to work at different levels of detail and concisely summarize complex issues; comfortable with ambiguous task assignments
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Access and Excel skills required to manage & manipulate data/information
  • Earned Value Management experience a plus
  • Experience with Deltek (Cobra/Open Plan) & SAP also a plus

Required/Preferred Experience

  • 2-3 years of relevant business experience preferred for Program Analyst III
  • 5+ years of relevant business experience preferred for Senior Program Cost Analyst
  • Prior experience in Government Contracting; Program Controls/Finance; Cost Accounting preferred
  • Good project management skills including prioritization of multiple tasks and deliverables
  • Ability and drive to work independently and within a dynamic team environment
  • Ability to build strong relationships across the BIW organization is critical
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Highly motivated person with proven analytical skills
  • Adept at prioritizing and managing to deadlines


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